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Nov 23, 2013 12:30am PST
that there were not great only options force us. californians that are losing old policies get the less new policy for them. >> let's look at the data of the team that signed up there was a lot of concern about the young people, the youpg invincibles would sign up. what did the data tell us about that? >> it's good data. here in california, you heard a lot about national websites not working et cetera. coverage is working great. we're signing up 10,000 people every single day. some of them going to medical and those people, about 21% of them are between the ages of 18 and 34. these are young people. those are the people that will be being part of our insurance pool, will make sure that in 2015, the rates for everyone stay as low as possible. >> another important demographic, latinos, something like 60% of the unsured in california are latino and i think, 3% of those enrolled so far in covered california are primarily spanish sneaking. what does that tell you? >> a couple things. in the first 7├▒month, this the data about month one of the six-month enrollment period. what ten rollment will b
Nov 2, 2013 12:30am PDT
door. it's time colin says to put the president of land to better use. >> when the freeway came down, that gave us a once in a generation opportunity to use waterfront land in better more imaginative ways so when folks say we got to preserve the precious waterfront, i'm not exactly sure what city they are talking about because the labd is so valuable, we pork oark ous on it. >> reporter: the former major agnos says they are driving the policies with little interest in building housing the average san francisco person can buy. >> i think that this project is the canary in the mine. i think that if this project goes forward as planned for millionaire housing at $5 million average a condo, it is the death now of middle class and affordable causing in this city because it sets a president, not only on the waterfront but elsewhere in the city where desirable lots exist for rich people's housing. >> reporter: this battle comes in the mist of a building boom that is driving housing prices up and out of reach for many. for that reason, this project is taken on greater meaning says university
Nov 16, 2013 12:30am PST
down by another 9,000 prisoners. to help us understand the impact on public safety and the justice system, i'm joined by michael montgomery, reporter for kqed and the center for investigative reporting and sanford law professor reporter, robert, let me begin with you, you and your colleagues recently did a series of studies and in your reports, you call california a high stake test kitchen for criminal justice. what does that mean? >> first, many parts of the united states now are having to deal with having put too many people in prison for too long. so there is an overall fa no, ma'am anyo-- phenomenon. the path california has taken through realignment, the matter of devalving a great deal of control of felons from the state to the county is essentially causing the counties to recreate criminal justice systems and readjust complex relationships between the moving parts, the sheriffs that control the jails, the local police and prosecutors and judges. it's a natural experiment for reconfiguring criminal justice in america. >> one of the interesting things the report reported out is
Nov 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
and asking them to show us. >> you compare it to the plastic bag ban, those bags are gone. >> it was visual. but my point with the plastic bag ban was, you know, what good would we do starting in one town? my point that is we've already got calls from two or three other cities saying, we want to do something, the same thing you're doing. so that's the start of it. if we can build a good base for our congressional leaders to stand on to do something about that. >> wouldn't it be better for the state to do something? governor brown, for example, signed into law some 11 gun-related bills in this past session alone. he did veto a few of them also. but wouldn't it be better to have a state, ideally a national law, that would really do what you're trying to do? >> ideally, to have a national, yes. can we get it on a national level? no. we haven't been able to get it. that's why it has to start from the bottom up, not top down. we have been waiting and waiting and waiting and it's not happening. the ideal world, if congress or the state legislators can pass a statewide law, a national-wide law, ge
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